come to your senses
Meaning: If you come to your senses, you see things clearly and begin to act sensibly after a period of confusion and unwise behaviour.
- It took him a while, but Bill has finally come to his senses and stopped drinking too much alcohol.
- Kerry says it's time we came to our senses and started treating our planet with the sort of love and care it needs.
After spending most of his life working eighty hours a week in a job he didn't enjoy, Hamish came to his senses and